Juan Romero

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: hotel busboy who came to the aid of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy when he was shot in Los Angeles in 1968 while he was a teenage busboy working in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in June 1968 when Kennedy just moments after giving a victory speech in the California Democratic primary came walking through and was shot in the head by Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian who is still serving a life sentence at age 74, who rushed to Kennedy and held him as he lay on the floor mortally wounded and later said he had struggled to keep the senator's head from hitting the floor, but the moment captured on film haunted him for years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: June 1950

 

Died: October 1, 2018

 

Location: Modesto, California